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And the free agent running backs are starting to go off the market. On Wednesday, Reggie Bush, who drew interest from Denver, signed a four-year deal with the Lions. The Cardinals then landed Rashard Mendenhall with a one-yer deal. Among running backs, Mendenhall was believed to be the most likely candidate to land with the Broncos, [...]

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Published on 03/13/2013 at Wed Mar 13 12:02.   16 Comments
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The NFL’s 2013 free agent signing period will begin on March 12.  The NFL Draft will take place on April 25-27. Before building through the draft, the Denver Broncos will look to plug some holes in free agency, including at the running back position. On Tuesday, the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis wrote that he expects [...]

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Published on 02/20/2013 at Wed Feb 20 08:20.   13 Comments
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Former Denver Broncos linebacker Keith Burns has been a special teams assistant in Denver since 2007.  On Tuesday, he signed with the Washington Redskinsas their new special teams coordinator. FootballOutsiders.com‘s Andy Benoit suggests Randy Starks, Terrance Knighton, and Alan Branch as a few potential free agent defensive tackles that Denver could pursue. Denver’s Von Miller is a member of NFL.com’s All-Under-25 Team. If [...]

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Published on 02/12/2013 at Tue Feb 12 18:16.   9 Comments
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So you can’t really fault John Fox for not going for more of a home run hit prior to the Ravens getting the ball back, it did work the four out of four times the Broncos had used the strategy. The numbers were in Fox’s corner and if it ain’t broke, play Foxball.

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 16:00.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos will have to make a big decision regarding their backfield in the offseason. Will veteran Willis McGahee return for the 2013 season? In 2011, McGahee signed a four-year, $9.5 million deal with Denver.  In his first season, McGahee ran with authority and benefited from Denver’s zone-read offense, rushing for 1,119 yards on the ground. It was [...]

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Published on 12/28/2012 at Fri Dec 28 09:55.   30 Comments
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Broncos 17, Chiefs 9 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! RB Knowshon Moreno. I will be the first one to say (and most obvious), this guy hasn’t had a play of significance since he fumbled back in Week Two. He hasn’t had a decent game since Week Thirteen of [...]

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Published on 11/26/2012 at Mon Nov 26 07:00.   9 Comments
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Fantasy football owners take note:  Knowshon Moreno will start at running back against the Kansas City Chiefs today. Moreno has been inactive the since Week 2 but was activated—and thrust into the starting lineup—following a injury to Willis McGahee last week. Sharing the load in the Broncos backfield will be rookie Ronnie Hillman and Lance Ball.

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Published on 11/25/2012 at Sun Nov 25 10:52.   4 Comments
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The Broncos placed starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve yesterday, leaving no short-yardage backs remaining on the roster. Denver will likely have a rotation of Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, and Lance Ball on Sunday, but none of those three backs can run between the tackles or pass block as well as McGahee.  For that [...]

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Published on 11/22/2012 at Thu Nov 22 08:00.   16 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos placed running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve, the team announced via Twitter. Per CBA rules, the Broncos placed McGahee on IR with a designation for return, meaning he may be able to play again this season.  In six weeks from today, McGahee will be allowed to practice with the team [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 17:01.   1 Comment
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With every free agent running back and his brother wanting to fill the void in Denver’s backfield, the Broncos decided to workout just one free agent, Steve Slaton. Per Mike Klis of the Denver Post: The Broncos worked out former Houston Texans running back Steve Slaton on Tuesday morning.  As of Tuesday evening, the Broncos [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 08:33.   27 Comments
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